The Ants of Africa
Bothroponera granosa (Roger)

Bothroponera granosa (Roger)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location South Africa (Ponera granosa n. sp., Roger, 1860: 290, worker; in Bothroponera, Mayr, 1962: 717; Arnold, 1926: 201, male) Cape of Good Hope, Drege - no type images on Antweb (June 2014).
worker and male only described (see Bolton, 1995; where under Pachycondyla) .

{Pachycondyla granosa}Roger's (1860) description is at {original description}. Arnold (1915: 61) gave a translation, as Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) granosa; this is at {original description}. Arnold's description of the male (1926) is at {original description}.

See the Arnold male at -

{Pachycondyla granosa}The photomontage is collated from

South Africa: Eastern Cape: Hogsback, Cape Province; 3236'00"S 02656'00"E 1200 m
Collection Information: Collection codes: SAM-HYM-C007227 Date: 24.ii.1994
Collected by: M H Villet

2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.